James Bailey Joplin

1765–1832 (Age 67)
Amherst, Virginia, United States

The Life of James Bailey

When James Bailey Joplin was born in 1765, in Amherst, Virginia, United States, his father, James Ware Jopling, was 30 and his mother, Margaret, was -11. He married Sarah "Sally" Ball on 26 November 1789, in Amherst, Virginia, United States. He died on 8 April 1832, in Republic, Greene, Missouri, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Republic, Greene, Missouri, United States.

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James Bailey Joplin
Sarah "Sally" Ball
Marriage: 26 November 1789

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26 November 1789
Amherst, Virginia, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 11

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 15

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
1783 · A Free America

Age 18

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the Biblical personal name Job .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (2)

  • Jas. Jopling in entry for Sarah Jopling, "Virginia Deaths and Burials, 1853-1912"
  • James Jopling, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"

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